Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
A NoveleBook - 2010
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vpl_booksjustforyou Mar 30, 2017
If you like the quirky, sardonic and witty writing of books like Zadie Smith's White Teeth try this novel; it takes a humorous look at life in modern and multicultural England.
vpl_booksjustforyou Mar 07, 2017
A cross-cultural love story involving a retired army officer and the widowed Pakistani owner of
the local shop where he buys his tea.
vpl_booksjustforyou Feb 11, 2016
an uncommon love story of a retired English major and a Pakistani shopkeeper in a small English village who bond over the loss of loved ones and a love for literature. The characters are relatable and the writing style is engaging and amusing.
Meet Major Ernest Pettigrew, a true Englishman who appreciates literature, decorum, wry wit, and thoughtful conversation over tea. Upon learning of his brother’s death, the Major, retired and a widower of six years, is shaken and alone. Only the kindness of Mrs. Jasmina Ali, a widowed Pakistani s... Read More »
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